Evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of functional disorders and cosmetic complaints involving the eyelids, orbit (tissue and bones surrounding the eye), and tear drainage system.
Dermatochalasis – excess skin of the upper and/lower eyelids
Ptosis or Blepharoptosis – drooping of the upper eyelids
Blepharoplasty – eyelid surgery to remove redundant skin from the upper and/or lower lids
Blepharospasm – involuntary spasm/closing of the eyelids
Ectropion – outward turn or sag of the eyelids
Entropion – inward turn of the eyelids
Epiphora – tearing which comes down the cheek
Retraction – pulling down of the lower eyelid and pulling up of the upper eyelid
Lagophthalmos – gap between eyelids when they are trying to close
Eyelid skin cancers/lesions
Exophthalmos/Proptosis – bulging of the eye
Graves Disease/Thyroid Eye Disease – eyelid/orbital findings due to thyroid dysfunction
Lacrimal – refers to the tear production or drainage system
Before & After
Our Oculoplastic Specialist
Balaji Perumal, M.D. is an Ophthalmic Plastic, Facial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Eye Surgeon. Dr. Perumal has specialized interest and training in all areas of reconstructive and cosmetic oculofacial surgery including eyelid surgery and reconstruction, periocular skin cancer and lesions, ptosis repair, cosmetic eyelid surgery, orbital tumors, endoscopic brow lift for droopy eyebrows, entropion and ectropion repair, lacrimal system & tearing disorders and thyroid eye disease. He has written multiple articles and chapters on these subjects.
The Clemson Eye Aesthetics Team is composed of Balaji Perumal, M.D., an oculoplastic
surgeon, highly trained Nurse Injectors and Licensed Aestheticians as well as dedicated Patient
Coordinators. Our knowledgeable, caring staff are here to answer any questions you may have.